This image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing thousand of young stars & developing protostars near the sword of the constellation Orion. I heart the Spitzer space telescope.
Thought of this in my weird dream going into another galaxy underworld (pretty sure it was inspired by Stranger Things). I said in my dream a good idea for my birthday party could be a galaxy themed sleepover!
The Sword Of Orion ~ The Orion constellation is noticeable for three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row. These stars represent Orion’s Belt. If you look closely, you’ll notice a curved line of stars “hanging” from the three Belt stars.
I used to want to be an astronomer and it is something that still really interests me. I love space and stars and galaxies and constellations. * it looks like roses in the spiral galaxy like the red bits
The Carina Nebula (catalogued as NGC also known as the Grand Nebula, Great Nebula in Carina, or Eta Carinae Nebula) is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm.